BSNL has setup Wi-Fi hotspots across 10 major locations in the city of Kochi in association with the Kochi Corporation and Quadgen Wireless Solutions.
The Wi-Fi hotspots have been installed at Corporation office, Kaloor bus stand, High Court, Subhash Park, Edappally junction, Marine Drive, Mattancherry, Fort Kochi, District Court, and Durbar Hall.
Users will be able to access the Internet through Wi-Fi within a 300-meter radius of the hotspot after they’ve registered using their mobile number, name and email id.
Once a user is registered, they will be offered 1.5 hours of complementary browsing time per month, with each session not exceeding 30 minutes. Post that, users will have to buy vouchers for Rs 30, Rs 50 and Rs 150 that offer 30 minutes, an hour and unlimited browsing.
BSNL claims that the Wi-Fi hotspots will provide a bandwidth of 8 Mbps to each user with Dynamic IP allocation over a DHCP server.However, speed may vary as per the instantaneous traffic.